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Repeated passivation exception in logs



Administrators are seeing a passivation daemon exception in the logs very frequently. This is cluttering the logs and making them difficult to read.

Error Messages

2015-07-06 13:11:41,508 [.PRPCWorkManager : 7] [ STANDARD] [ ] [ PegaRULES:07.10] ( mgmt.base.NodeRequestorMgt) ERROR - Passivation Daemon; Requestor: HCA02D8C2D244D9B40ACF6B5DCB72CE8F encountered error during passivation; will re-enqueue Method Invocation exception
. . . 
Caused by:
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor64.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at com.pega.pegarules.session.internal.PRSessionProviderImpl.performTargetActionWithLock(
... 34 more
Caused by:
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/pega/pegarules/session/internal/mgmt/QuiesceManager$QuiesceActivityCallForRequestor
at com.pega.pegarules.session.internal.mgmt.QuiesceManager$QuiesceActivityCall.withRequestor(
at com.pega.pegarules.session.internal.mgmt.base.NodeRequestorMgt.cleanupInner(
... 38 more

Steps to Reproduce

Not Appplicable

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules. An issue in the passivation daemon produces the error message.


This issue is resolved in release 7.1.6 and later versions.

More information is available in the resolved issues section of the release notes for 7.1.6.


Published July 17, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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